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to address the twin issues of cost and coverage. that is exactly what has begun to happen over the last two years. the law's first principle is very simple. if you have come. coverage, you can keep it. for the 260 million americans with insurance today, the main change is that they will get more security. the law puts in place new insurance rolls, and many of those are already in place, prohibiting insurers from capping the coverage or canceling it without cause if someone gets sick. preventive care is now free for 54 million americans with private plans. there are new limits on how much of your premium insurance companies can spend on overhead costs like ceo bonuses. as a result, starting this summer, about 13 million americans will get rebates from their insurance companies. you heard me correctly. insurance companies are actually sending money back to their customers thanks to the new role. -- rule. affordable care act does not cut medicare benefits. in fact, the program -- the program is more robust than ever. new benefits have been added for seniors. the law has begun to close the insu
close worldwide welcome. her mild eyes command the air bridge are. twin cities framed. she criesck laneds with silent lips. give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses. during to breathe free. -- your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. send these to me. i lift my lamp beside the golden door." of course it is a poem of wellcome, but also a poll of protest, that she is really saying, we're not just accepting the ancient world and its ideals. we have a different idea in mind. help us make sense of this poem. >> the image of the colossus that artists had came from a lithograph, a german lithograph of the early 18th century, and it shows a gigantic male figure astride two slivers of land cut by a harbor. this was the harbor at roads. this 18th-century lithograph was very different, archaeologists found out, from the original statute, the colossus of rhodes, but it was this warrior ramage, a male image, a powerful giant presiding of pretoria's country. i think that is we're not like the brazen giant of big fame, that is what emma lazarus had in mind. we're not doing that. >>
was introduced them by her twin daughters, barbara and jenna, who gave one of the most touching introductions i have ever heard. they painted a fuller picture of their mother and reminded all of us of the multiple roles women balance every day in ways that are truly remarkable. as they did, i want to present to you a woman leader of great depth and accomplishment as i have noted but a woman was also a wife, and mother, and a friend to all of us in this room who fight for equality and dignity for women all over the world. mrs. laura bush. [applause] >> thank you all. thank you so much. thank you very much. thanks to everyone here. i'm very happy to be with you today in this conference. i am glad you are meeting in our beautiful capital city and i hope you have enjoyed your time in washington. i am especially glad that would mark the progress that has been made and look forward to an even greater response to hiv aids. thank you, helene, you're the perfect moderator for a session on leadership in the age response to women. thank you for your leadership of care and thank you for your life-saving wo
be based strictly on objective economic contributions and guided by the twin mandates of full employment. the unintended consequences of this bill would be to open the federal reserve to political influence and that would have a negative impact on the fed's independence and its ability to produce sound economic policy. i urge a strong bipartisan no vote. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california. mr. issa: it's now my honor to yield one minute to the gentleman from texas, mr. farenthold. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas is recognized for one minute. mr. farenthold: thank you, mr. chairman. you know, the constitution grants us the power to coin money and regulate the value thereof and we've delegated this to the fed. unfortunately we've ta tied our hands behind our back with respect to seeing what they're doing and it's our duty to conduct oversight. a moment ago mr. frank said the audit was just fist pounding and chest pounding. i disagree. it's the first step, it's us doing our homework to determine what needs to be done to reform the fed. cha
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